Ben Charles Green

Personal

Birthday: 
1/4/1905
Birthplace: 
Cleveland, OH
Date of Death: 
1/12/1983
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Cleveland, Ohio, 1930-1933, 1935-1961
Attorney, Federal Land Bank, Louisville, Kentucky, 1933-1935
Special counsel to the attorney general, State of Ohio, 1937-1938
Attorney/real estate consultant, City of Cleveland [Ohio] Law Department, 1944-1950
Chairman, Cuyahoga County [Ohio] Board of Election, 1950-1961
Special master, Cuyahoga County [Ohio] Court of Common Pleas, 1959-1961

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, September 23, 1961; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Western Reserve University (now Case Western Reserve University)
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1928
Name of School - Second: 

Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Case Western Reserve University School of Law is one of eight schools at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. The law school is known for its innovation in legal education and blending of practice, theory, and professionalism. It has a long commitment to diversity and admitted students of color in its first entering class in 1892. It was one of the first schools accredited by the American Bar Association and it is a member of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS).

It was initially named for Franklin Thomas Backus, a justice of the Ohio Supreme Court, whose widow donated $50,000 to found the school in 1892.

According to Case Western Reserve's official 2013 ABA-required disclosures, 58.6% of the Class of 2013 obtained full-time, long-term, bar passage-required employment nine months after graduation, excluding solo-practitioners.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1930

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Court Name: 

Ohio Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
John F. Kennedy
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
7/2/1962
Retirement from Active Service: 
1/5/1976
Termination Date: 
1/12/1983
Termination Reason: 
Death
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